ADVISORY, Oct. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: 2014 PowerShares QQQ Tennis Tour, a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Dan Draper, Invesco PowerShares Managing director Global ETFs, and Jim Courier, former World No. 1 professional tennis player, will ring the Closing Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contact : Jill Jacobs Baar (630) 868-7162 Jill.Baar@invescopowershares.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com Feed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK Facebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ. For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx. Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx. Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice. About 2014 PowerShares QQQ Tennis Tour: The 2014 PowerShares Series is a competitive tennis circuit featuring legendary tennis icons and world-renowned champions Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, John McEnroe, Jim Courier, Jimmy Connors, Michael Chang, and Mats Wilander. The 12-city tour of one-night tournaments is played in major U.S. arenas in February and March, 2014. Each tournament features 4 Champions paired off in one set semi-finals and culminates with the winners meeting in a one-set championship match.
In each city, the tennis legends will share their on-court expertise in exclusive tennis clinics for sponsors and mingle with VIP guests at receptions prior to each event. On the PowerShares Series, sponsors and fans will enjoy unique access and entertainment from some of the world's greatest tennis stars of our time.About NASDAQ OMX Group: The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500) -NDAQA-